Michael Tomsic http://peoriapublicradio.org en It's Winner-Take-All In NASCAR's New Chase http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/its-winner-take-all-nascars-new-chase NASCAR's old point system was a mathematical labyrinth concerned with consistency: Drivers didn't have to actually win a race to make the playoffs, as long as they were in the top 10 often enough.<p>Even NASCAR CEO Brian France has joked that fans needed a computer next to them to figure it out. Take this announcement at a race in Richmond, Va., last year:<p><blockquote><p>"Joey Logano is still barely clinging to that 10th spot in points, but he's 25th two laps down. Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:05:00 +0000 Michael Tomsic 19313 at http://peoriapublicradio.org It's Winner-Take-All In NASCAR's New Chase NASCAR Champ Finds Fans With Beer, Tweets And Bangin' Fenders http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/nascar-champ-finds-fans-beer-tweets-and-bangin-fenders <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AfmZPCP7JhA</p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 20:39:00 +0000 Michael Tomsic 1276 at http://peoriapublicradio.org NASCAR Champ Finds Fans With Beer, Tweets And Bangin' Fenders